Dr Dan Ladley

Senior Lecturer in FinanceDr Dan Ladley

Contact Details

  • Tel: 0116 252 5285
  • Email: dl110@le.ac.uk
  • Office: AC213
  • Office Hours: Monday 15:00 - 16:00 and Friday 14:00 - 15:00


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Research Interests

  • Market Microstructure
  • Banking and Systematic Risk
  • Computational, Numerical and Agent-based techniques

Research papers can be downloaded via RePEc.

PhD Supervision

I am willing to supervise students in the area of market microstructure or banking theory using a numerical or computational approach

Current PhD Students


  • EC7076: Financial Derivatives
  • EC7097: Financial Risk Management 

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Departmental Computer Officer
  • CFA coordinator
  • MSc. Financial Economics Program Coordinator
  • Chair of the Postgraduate Finance Syllabus Sub-committee

Most Recent Publications

  • De Kamps, M., Ladley, D., Simaitis, A. (Forthcoming) Heterogeneous Beliefs in Over-The-Counter Markets, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control.
  • Ladley, D. (2013) Contagion and risk sharing on the interbank market, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 37 (7), 1384-1400.
  • Ladley, D. (2012) Zero Intelligence in Economics and Finance, The Knowledge Engineering Review - Special Issue on Agent Based Computational Economics, 27(2), 273-286.
  • Ladley, D. & Schenk-Hoppé, K. R., 2009. "Do stylised facts of order book markets need strategic behaviour?," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 33(4), 817-831.
  • Ladley, D. & Bullock, S., 2008. "The Strategic Exploitation of Limited Information and Opportunity in Networked Markets," Computational Economics, 32(3), 295-315.

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